COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Resources

COVID Vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A Handout for Parents – pdf (June 2021)

AAPCDC offers guidance to health care workers with symptoms after COVID-19 vaccination
KDHECOVID Vaccine Prioritization (Jan. 7, 2021)
FrameWorks Institute
and AAP
Report: Communicating About Vaccination in the United States: A FrameWorks Strategic Brief

The following is a list of resources regarding COVID-19.

KAAP’s What do I do if I suspect a patient is infected with SARS CoV-2?

KAAP’s COVID-19 Pediatric Clinic Key Strategies (pdf)

KAAP’s Improving Financial Health During COVID-19 (pdf)

KAAP’s Mask Guidance for School-Age Children (pdf)

KAAP’s Mask Guidance for School-Age Children – SPANISH (pdf)

Social Media Toolkit

General Information

AAP NewsCOVID-19 outbreak
AAP Red Book Online2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infections
KDHECOVID-19 Updates
CDCCoronavirus (COVID-19)
John HopkinsMap Tracking
Kansas Breastfeeding CoalitionCOVID-19 and Breastfeeding
NIHCoronavirus (COVID-19)
National Library of MedicineCoronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)


KAAPStatement to Kansas School Districts Regarding Safe Return to School (August 6, 2021)
KCWKRecommendations for the 2021-2022 School Year (July 16, 2021)
KCWKMedical and School Ill Students Form
KCWKMedical Clearance for Return to School during COVID-19 Pandemic

Pediatricians and Healthcare Professionals

AAPClinical Guidance
AAPCOVID-19 Planning Considerations: Return to In-person Education in Schools
AAPCOVID-19 Webinars for Pediatricians
AAPDiscussion Board (Log in using your member ID and password)
AAPGuidance on Providing Pediatric Ambulatory Services via Telehealth During COVID-19
AAPResources for Clinicians
AAPMember inquiries:
AMACaring for our caregivers during COVID-19
CDCInformation for Healthcare Professionals
CDCHealth Alert Network (HAN)
CDCHealthcare Professionals: Frequently Asked Questions and Answers
CDCEmergency Responders: Tips for taking care of yourself
Center for the Study of Traumatic StressSustaining the Well-Being of Healthcare
Personnel during Coronavirus and other
Infectious Disease Outbreaks
Children’s Hospital of PhiladelphiaMultisystem Inflammatory Syndrome (MIS-C) Clinical Pathway — Emergency, ICU and Inpatient 
HeadspaceFree access to HeadSpace Plus (Meditation app)
Ten Percent HappierCorona Sanity Guide (Free app and online resources)

Telehealth and Billing

AAPCoding During the COVID-19 Pandemic (Webinar)
AAPGuidance on the Necessary Use of Telehealth During the COVID-19 Pandemice
AAPTelehealth Payer Policy in Response to COVID-19
AAPTelehealth Support
AAPWebinar: Telehealth and COVID-19
CMSUpdates on Medicaid and coverage for children
KansasGovernor’s Executive Order 20-08
KMAPTelemedicine Updates in Response to COVID-19 Emergency

Financial Health

AAPFederal Programs for Pediatric Practices and Small Businesses
CBIZBenefits for Small Businesses Due to COVID-19
U.S. Chamber of CommerceCoronavirus Emergency Loans Guide and Checklist for Small Businesses and Nonprofits
KAAPImproving Financial Health During COVID-19


AAPCOVID-19 Testing Guidance
CDCEvaluating and Testing Persons for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
KDHETesting for COVID-19

Personal Protective Equipment

CDCChecklist for Healthcare Facilities: Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of N95 Respirators during the COVID-19 Response
CDCStrategies for Optimizing the Supply of PPE
KDHEStrategies for Optimizing Eye Protection 
Strategies for Optimizing Isolation Gowns 
Strategies for Optimizing Facemasks 
Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of N95 Respirators 
Alternative Infection Prevention and Control Strategies Flyer 

Parents and Families

AAPDr. Sally Goza Video
CDCCOVID and Children
Child Care Aware of KansasFamily Activities
Child Care Aware of KansasSearch for Child Care
Healthy Children2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Healthy ChildrenInfant Formula Shortages due to COVID-19
Healthy ChildrenChildren with Special Health Care Needs
Healthy ChildrenPositive Parenting & COVID-19: 10 Tips to Help Keep the Calm at Home
Healthy ChildrenTips for Coping with a New Baby During COVID-19
Healthy ChildrenSocial Distancing: Why Keeping Your Distance Helps Keep Others Safe
Healthy ChildrenWorking and Learning from Home During the COVID-19 Outbreak
KAAPA Message to Families from KAAP President
KDHEGuidance for Supporting Families in Accessing Healthy and Safe Child Care
KDHEHero Relief Program
KDHEResource Guide for Caregivers